September 14, 1955

September14Today in 1955, Little Richard recorded his first rock-n-roll hit, ‘Tutti Frutti’.

The track was recorded at the end of a long day in the studio. Until then, Little Richard had mainly been recording R&B ballads and jump blues tunes. However, after the success of ‘Tutti Frutti’, his musical style changed dramatically. In his own words, it was all “banging pianos and loud screaming.”

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